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The origin of pernickety does not, however, lie all that far distant, once the transformative effects of linguistic adaptation are recognised.
Not just too pernickety in his personal habits, his Venetian home was christened 'Palazzo Pigsty'.
Inevitably, given the nature of the undertaking, the pernickety critic will find gaps.
You have an undoubted talent for psychological analysis but it often turns into a sort of pernickety nerviness .
Such commonsense in the sport is welcomed and maybe now the pernickety public can sit back, relax and simply enjoy watching the golf taking place on television - just like they were always supposed to.
Ireland and the UK have dragged their feet (and continue to do so) but it only took the pernickety FDA in the US five years to mandate that all enriched cereal grain products should be fortified with 1.
You may think I'm being pernickety, and I suppose I am.
In this sense, and several others, O'Connor has done us all a great service, consigning the pernickety and the po-faced to their solitary fulminations for the duration of Yuletide with their trusty Almanac of International Classifications (1918 to the present day), while the rest of us get on with enjoying the gee-gees as a part of normal life.
I so look forward to making the pilgrimage to the birthplace of the greatest dance show, the mecca of spray tans and tangos, and to sit in for the great and pernickety Len Goodman.
I so look forward to making the pilgrimage to the birthplace of the greatest TV dance show, the mecca of spray tans and tangos, and to sit in for the great and pernickety Len Goodman," The Daily Express quoted her as saying.